Maferath's Monuments is a side quest available from the Merchants' Guild Board in the City of Amaranthine in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening. An anonymous Chantry scholar is offering a reward for copies of missing verses from the apocryphal canticle of Maferath, reportedly inscribed on several statues in the Wending Wood.
There are eight statues in various locations in the Wending Wood. Bring the charcoal prints to Kendrick in the City of Amaranthine.
You are rewarded with 13 and 750 XP.
See also EditCodex entry: The Canticle of Maferath